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Apple's iCloud launch woes evoke MobileMe's '08 debacle

Gregg Keizer | Oct. 14, 2011
The launch of Apple's new iCloud service has been reminiscent of the fiasco three years ago when the company debuted MobileMe, according to users' complaints that describe a sweeping range of problems.

In that 2008 email, Jobs said, "The MobileMe launch clearly demonstrates that we have more to learn about Internet services. And learn we will."

Before accessing iCloud, users must install iOS 5 on their mobile device, or upgrade to Mac OS X 10.7.2 on their Mac. Apple released both upgrades Wednesday.



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